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works. there are examples around the work. even in america with lax weak gun protections there are in fact some regulations in some places and they make a difference. let's treat gun violence like any public health crisis which i would say losing 30,000 lives a year would qualify as a crisis. we need to treat it like the threat to public health and families that it is, treat a gun like any other consumer product. this is how we slash the death rate. enforcement and education. for guns it starts when congress stops being intimidated by the extremists and then just do what the majority of gun owners agree we should do. we new the assault weapon ban which maybe we'll introduce under the leadership of our dear friend and colleague, care lynn mccarthy. close the gun show loophole. for starters, things that n.r.a. members agree with. let's care as much about real guns as we do about toy gun consumer protection. to start us down the road of making our children safer by treating children's gun safety like their auto safety. all the air bags, anti-drunk driving campaigns, child se
they have ink everyone grandchildren. you think everyone in america is hurting? not hurting, whether you're an or nra member or not, whether you're one of the, working for the nra? these are good people. >> reporter: so far most aying republicans are staying silent he gun is on the gun issue.ched out we reached out to more than two dozen of them they declined ourew interview requests. the the nra has also been silent they have not released a statement, norah and charlie, me they took their facebook and twitter pages because of all the you. messages they were receiving.>>> >> with us now chicago mayor ayor rahm emmanuel, president obama's former white house chief of heart, staff. good morning. >> good morning. >> will this lead to meaningful a action, a ban on assault weapons and more? >> >> yes to all of those but to break it down there is no doubt i think right now all of us allll of us are citizens and residents of newtown, connecticut, and so n, that's number one. i think there's a genuine outpouri outpouring in the country for action t action, this type of event, this is
-year- olds with 3 to 11 bullets from this bush master in their body. 20 of them. is this america? i don't think so. >> they also want to banned the big ammunition clips that hold more than 10 rounds. she's not the only politician speaking out. the new york city mayor on the cbs evening news, he talks about this. >> lots of people think that we shouldn't even have speed limits, but we still have speedlimits. lots of people think we shouldn't have public schools, but we still have public schools. a lot of people are against a lot of different things. a democratic society, you have to come together and when the majority of the people want something like that, majority of the people want sensible gun restrictions. >> so why is this your problem? >> why is the murder rate around the country? i'm an american, what's your question? >> why is this mike bloomberg crew said? >> i'm a human being, i don't know what your religion teaches you, but mine teaches me to take care of each other. >> a reality check when it comes to bitter fights over the gun control laws. and grace lee shows us that the s
america." >>> in difficult times like these, josh, i think a little nostalgia, a little song, really good for everybody. do they sing? >> they sing a few bars during the interview, we are going to have a performance coming up and again you are right, nose stallia, a little bit of -- nostalgia a little bit of comfort this morning. >>> this morninger speaker bane -- this morning house speaker boehner will -- the offer would not change the eligibility age for medicare. [ unintelligible ] >>> newtown tragedy is having a ripple effect on sporting goods industry. >> there are good deals for anyone shopping for a new truck. jane king is live at the new york stock exchange. >>> good morning. manager at dick's sporting goods in danbury, connecticut, temporarily halting sales of all semi-automatic weapons, cerberus capital private equity firm manage more than 20 billion dollars is going to sell its stake in freedom group which manufactures the bushmaster rifle that authorities say lanza used to murder his victims. cerberus said it was shocked and saddened by the attack. this morning a little higher
-year-olds with three to eleven bullets from this bushmaster in their body 20 of them. is this america?! i don't think so. >> senator feinstein also wants to ban big ammunition clips that hold more than 10 rounds. she is not the only politician speaking out. >> we are the only industrialized country that has this problem in the whole world, the only one. and that's why we need immediate national action from the president and from congress. it should be at the top of their agenda. >> new york mayor michael bloomberg also pushing for tougher national gun regulations. the mayor was surrounded today by dozens of people whose lived have been affected by gun violence. >>> and california could provide a reality check when it comes to a bitter fight over gun control laws. cbs 5 reporter grace lee tells us the state has its own history of gun tragedies, new laws and loopholes. grace. >> reporter: that's right. we may have some of the strictest gun control laws in the nation. senator leland yee says we're not going far enough. his bill to add gun control actually failed last year. this time arou
the lead in the fight for tighter gun control. >> is this america? >> i don't think so >>catherine: will have more on local schools and gun- control but first,grant lodes is standing by elementary school shooting. >> today, children across connecticut saw something classes. uniformed police are in or around most of the state's schools. but sandy hook school in newtown remains closed and may never reopen. truckloads desks, shelves, bulletin boards and abandoned backpacks. taken from the scene of the massacre to a recently closed school in nearby monroe. the former middle school is where the sandy hill students will resume classes. volunteer contractors spent the weekend installing smaller facilities for the younger students. >> when the children come in whenever the school has started they walk into a classroom that looks as close as possible as their classroom that they left." >> the sandy hill school remains a crime scene. state police working around the clock to determing what happened. >> we did sees significant evidence of the residents. it is a very painstaking processwe're go
are admitting in the wake of the new town tragedy. time for new attitudes about america's gun laws. denise is in the news room. >> several die hard pro gun senators are shifting their positions saying they can no longer bring them to gun safety policies. family members of victims are in washington and call on congress to implement change. calling for tighter gun control laws. >> we're here because we know america is greater than those awful moments. we're here because we envision in america that's known as the nation that solves this terrible gun violence epidemic once and for all. we can do this. we can do this. >> west virginia democrat was one of the first senators to say it is time for a new debate about gun control. he spoke with president obama and called for all sides to come to the table. >> the brady campaign emphasizes all conversations must be respectful of the second amendment. >>> after weeks of deadlock, there are signs of the government close to a fiscal cliff deal. daniel reports on president obama's latest counter offer to prevent year end tax hikes for middle class americ
sparked a debate over gun control in a culture of violence in america. >> gun violence is a national tragedy that demands more than words. that is why we need immediate nation action. >> we haven't done enough to fulfill our number one obligation to protect our children. >> group is calling for better gun control. it plans to send a delegation to washington on tuesday to prevent a similarity nightmare from striking another community. >> do something now and leave here with some pro active action. >> reporter: in the mean time the police investigation is ongoing at this point. investigators are putting all the pieces together to come up with a time line and a motive to release to the public. in newton, connecticut. >> the victims are being honored across the country including here in the biarea. tonight there was a -- bay area. tonight there was a candlelight vigil. kron 4's reggie kumar said they wanted some way to show support and sadness. >> perhaps you are angry, angry at the shooter, angry at the conditions. >> reporter: during monday night's vigil he described the shooting in ne
slaughtered. that cannot be tolerated in america. >> reporter: a new grass roots group, newtown united, sent a delegation to washington tuesday to meet with the brady campaign to prevent gun violence and families of victims of the 1999 shooting at columbine high school. >> these people here before you, because they refuse to be statistics. they've been through hell and back. and they don't want it to happen to the rest of you. >> reporter: funerals began monday for the 20 children and six adults killed. tuesday, families said their final goodbyes to two more 6- year-olds. jessica ricos and james matioli. today the medical examiner is releasing new information about the suspected shooter and his mother saying at this point no one has claimed their bodies. he also says the mother was shot four times in the head, tori. while she was sleeping. >> all right, thank you in newtown connecticut, thank you. >>> and here in the bay area, there are several candlelight vigils scheduled for the victims in connecticut. tonight, in pleasanton, people will gather at the amrel park at 6:00. and tomorrow in fa
bullets from this bushmaster in their bodies, 20 of them. is this america? i don't think so. >> senator dianne feinstein also wants to ban large ammunition clips. feinstein says that she has heard from pro gun democrats who now seem willing to support changes to gun laws. >>> but the idea of new gun restrictions is likely to cause a fierce political fight. cbs 5 reporter grace lee on a state senator who knows that all too well. grace. >> reporter: senator leland yee fought for more gun corollas year in the wake of the colorado aurora movie theater shootings. it failed. but now he says he is not afraid of a tough fight and believes that california needs to lead the nation as they have often done in the past. 23 years ago the cleveland elementary school shooting left five kids dead and 29 wounded. it's now known as the stockton massacre. and it led to an outright ban on assault weapons in california. we though it couldn't get any worse. >> the connecticut shooting is a wake-up call for america. >> reporter: until now, with 20 children shot and killed in newtown, connecticut, senator lelan
something a wake-up call for all of us in america. >> you have to allow to us protect ourselves. >> why is this your problem? >> why is the murder rate around the country? i'm an american. what is your question! >> two bay area kids caught with a stolen rifle and a disturbing plan. >> police say the boys were planning to shoot a cop. >> there was a momentary scare tonight in a very busy mall. somebody spotted sparks on the roof and called the fire department. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >>> good morning, everyone. it's tuesday, december 18. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank is off this week. it's 31 minutes after 6:00. >>> happening right now, a car smashes into a gamestop store in the east bay. >> the driver of the car is nowhere to be found along with some pricy electronics from the store. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is at clayton valley shopping center with more. >> reporter: behind
, in short, that america has always been grateful to have especially in her darkest hours. men who lead by example and expect nothing. >> mr. inouye died yesterday of respiratory complications. he was 88. >>> a new offer from president obama aimed at avoiding the "fiscal cliff." he met with house speaker john boehner at the white house yesterday. the president reportedly offered to curtail future cost of living increases for recipients of social security and softened his demand for higher taxes at upper income levels. boehner wants an earnings threshold of a million dollars for higher rates. if no deal is reached in the next two weeks, billions in tax hikes and spending cuts will go into effect. >>> well, millions of credit card customers should soon receive refunds from american express, capital one, and discover. the three companies owe $435 million in refunds to nearly 6 million customers as a result of a government crackdown on deceptive credit card practices. refunds range from 3 bucks to $300 and they should show up on monthly statements. >> youtube released its list of top 10 tre
in their body. 20 of them. is this america? i don't think so. >> senator dianne feinstein wants to renew the assault weapon ban. it banned the manufacturer of certain weapons and restricted the size of magazines. that law expired in 2004. >> i think these incidents will continue till we do something to change the supply node of these weapons -- mode of these weapons. >> the bill passed after a number of violent attacks, including the one in san francisco that left 9 people. ktvu's jade hernandez is live to tell us how a nra supporter is entering the mix. >> reporter: west virginia senator who is a democrat and nra member is talking gun regulation and leland yee is pushing for measures in the state. we decided to take this debate into the classroom. >> this is an ar15 rifle. >> reporter: he teaches his studentsp how to use -- students how to use these weapons. >> we are making the choice now, as a business owner, if people are an anti-depressants we are not going to teach them. >> he posted a flier against leland yee's proposal to allow guns reloaded with multiple loads of ammunition. lel
. >>catherine: ofriday's tragic shooting in connecticut is re-igniting the debate over gun control in america. what prominent lawmakers are saying. and a local expert weighs in on the effort to prevent future tragedies - by tracking warning signs. >> we had rainfall in the bay area. just trace amounts in livermore with more wet weather, the futurecast coming up after the break. >>catherine: andnow for a look at our top stories at eight-thirty. the funerals for 2 of the 26 shooting victims killed in a connecticut school were held today. as that was happening - school supplies were being trucked to a different school building - where classes will eventually resume. and that connecticut community is getting an outpouring of support from around the country. tonight in burlingame, dozens of people attended a vigil for the victims. and many people turned out for gun buy-back programs in both san francisco and oakland. we're learning tonight just how successful those programs turned out to be. people got 2-hundred dollars for every gun that was handed over. nearly 600 guns were turned in gun contro
hospital. we developed a treatment for their cancer that's helping kids like them across america. you know what i wish for? what's that honey? my hair back. and no more cancer. well, girls, st. jude is working on that. go to st. jude dot org or shop where ever you see the st. jude logo. >>> the gunman in the connecticut shooting was said to be diagnosed with aspberger's syndrome. why mental health experts say how ryan lanza was treated by his peers could have impacted his actions. >> reporter: as a child, adam lanza reportedly diagnosed with aspberger's syndrome. but that does not explain the violence. two years ago, i introduced you to johan gate, age 8. he's bright, but socially challenged. >> just panicked a lot. he screams a lot. cried a lot. when he's trying to hurt himself, i knew it was time to look for some answers. >> reporter: they often lack the ability to make friends. >> they may become targets of bullying, and social oft civil. >> reporter: he says bullying, and frustration may very well end up explaining adam lanza's violent outburst. >> we often treat people so bad they hav
from her on "good morning america" at 7 a.m.. >> i think that is great. my kids don't care what color it is, if they like the toy they will use it. >> your kids are enlightened. >> bay area kids. >> if her kids are enlightened and my kids only like to play with the boxes, what does that make them? >> i could charge you $100 for the hour if we go there. >> they are creative. >>> they used to do that when they were younger they don't do that any more. let's look at high temperatures low to mid 50s everywhere cooler north clear lake and cloverdale mid to upper 40s, partly sunny, showers over the ocean could bump up against beaches. still have snow in the see rather rain through the grapevine will slide down towards southern california this afternoon, showers from eureka over the ocean today, 39 in tahoe the rest of us in the 50s, so cal mid to upper 60s. >>> no fog at golden gate bridge no delays, southbound 101 from the waldo grade into san francisco opened up to four lanes things are moving nicely. san mateo bridge tail lights starting to bunch up a about it, brakes on the flat section
move to plan b. i think we all know that every income tax that is filed in america will play a higher rate in january for spirit it is very important for us protect american tax payers as we can. our plan be will protect americans who make a million dollars or less and have all of their current rates- that's opposite have hope that we will reach a broader agreement with the white house and this will help reduce the spending as well as the rebels. i think it will be better for our country but at this point have and a backup plan to make sure that few americans are affected as possible will wind down this pathway. >> the president wants to raise the top tax rates on those earning $400,000 per year. this will balance his if earlier increase from $250,000. we was see if they can find some ground. >> the dow was up but now look at it. it is now up at 43 points. we will be right back with more news. here is a live look at our walnut creek cam. you concede that the traffic is slowing on 680. it is cold outside. >> will be right back. yĆ³ >> we are back. forbes has released its list of music'
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